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I have two framed paintings by Mario Carrero. Both appear

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I have two framed paintings by Mario Carrero. Both appear to be on watercolor paper, so I don't think they are prints. One is of a plaza by the water with buildings, trees and boats. Many people strolling around and cars and a horse-drawn carriage. The other has a cathedral as it's main focus with other European buildings on the left side and again, with many people and cars.

My uncle who was a lifetime military man, and who was stationed all over the world, gave them to my mother many years ago. Could these be original works?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Judith-on-Antiques replied 2 years ago.
Hi,
My name is Judith, and it will be my pleasure to help you with this question.

Please check the spelling of the artist's name for me.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

So sorry, it's Mario Carraro, not Carrero!

Thank you.

Expert:  Judith-on-Antiques replied 2 years ago.
Thank you!

Mario Carraro (1896 - 1978) was an Italian artist, and is best known for his watercolors, drawings and oil paintings.

His watercolors are currently selling at auction in the range of $225 - $575.

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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I already knew the biographical info on Mario Carraro. Since he has no auction history in the U.S., I'm wondering how you came up with the estimate of $225-$575 for his work?
Expert:  Judith-on-Antiques replied 2 years ago.
I subscribe to an international art database, one that tracks auctions all over the world.

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